Quality Hotel Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds, EN IP32 7DZ
Phone: (44) 1284 760-884
Fax: (44) 1284 755-476
Symonds Road, Bury St Edmunds, EN, GB, IP32 7DZ
- Phone: (44) 1284 760-884
- Fax: (44) 1284 755-476
Being the third largest church in England the St. Mary's Church in Bury St. Edmunds has earned its place as one of the most prominent landmarks in the city. The church was built in the 14th Century and was renovated again during the 16th Century. The church is not just famous for its great architectural presence and its hammer-beam Angel roof but also for the famous choir that performs there on a regular basis. The St. Mary's Church holds regular services during Sunday and many extra-curricular activities during the weekdays. To know more about the St. Mary's Church do visit their website.
The St. Edmundsbury Cathedral has been around since the late 800s. It was built to commemorate the death of King Edmund. Initially it was just an abbey to be his tomb, but in the 18th or 19th century it was made a cathedral. Since then it has been a wonderful community church and a respected cathedral. The cathedral in believed to be built on sacred grounds and they regularly have services there through the year. The parish is also very involved in the lives of the members of the church. They organize a number of community support groups for mothers, students and more. Do check their website for more details.
The Old Cannon is a microbrewery located in the city of Suffolk. The brewery serves some of the best craft beers as well as bottles beers and also delights patrons with bountiful breakfast and brunch made from locally sourced produce with seasonal menus. They also house a shop where patrons can buy bottled beers, souvenirs branded beer glasses and beer flavored marmalades, jams, chutneys, etc.
The Nowton Park is a popular park in Bury St Edmunds where you will get to see people from all walks of life coming to either jog, hike, picnic or just stroll about. There is a children's play area, football pitches and more, so that everyone can have leisurely time when they come to the Nowton Park. If you are an animal lover then there is an area where you could go to feed the birds and if you are someone who likes to commune with nature, you could walk around the ponds and pools that are located within the park. All in all the Nowton Park is a must visit!
Bury St. Edmunds railway station is used by travelers in Bury St Edmunds town. Greater Anglia operates this railway station as well as all trains that depart and arrive here. Bury St Edmunds railway station is designed by noted architect Sanction Wood. He is also credited with designing other railway stations, some of them being the Cambridge and Ipswich railway stations. Bury St Edmunds railway station was inaugrated officially in November 1847. Built of red brick and featuring stone dressings, a pair of beautiful towers on both sides of the station's tracks is a striking feature of this railway station.
The Ickworth House is a queer looking house that is known for it’s unique Georgian architecture. Built by the 4th Earl who was something of a 'mad-man' with a voracious passion for art, oddities, furniture and more. This house is his personification. The house was built in the 19th Century, and now displays a number of paintings, silverware, portraits, beautiful furniture and other artifacts. The house is surrounded by the equally famous Spring and Silver Gardens, which is perfect for casual strolls or even a bike ride. The area is also open to private events and celebrations.
Listed as a Grade II structure, Pakenham Windmill is found at Pakengham in Suffolk, England. Pakenham Windmill was erected in the year 1831 and was fully restored in 2001. It is now maintained as a working windmill. Clement Goodrich took on as the windmill's apprentice in the year 1846 when he served as the miller. In the year 1885, the Bryant family acquired the ownership of the mill. Pakengam Windmill has appeared in several short films. It featured in And Now They Rest, a short film released in the year 1938. Also, the BBC used it in their short film in the 1950s as interludes in between their programmes. The windmill is open to public during working hours.
A magnificent and huge building which almost makes it look like a cathedral, the St Peter and St Paul is a classy church in Lavenham. The parish has been around from the 15th century being known for it's architectural style and interior beauty. The architect who designed this place was John Wastell who made in a Late perpendicular way in 1525. Due to the structure being maintained so well since it's days of origin, the English Heritage society has made it a Grade I listed building and has been responsible since then to take good care of the place. The design in and around the church is quite intricate and hence makes it all the more well known not just in the surrounding but also in a few distant places. Come, visit and explore this architectural beauty.
Being one of the 310 medieval English churches in the name of the Holy Trinity, this is very famous for its architecture. The parish church built in Perpendicular Gothic style during 1467 and 1497 is a prominent example of wool church, as it was founded by many rich wool merchants. The impressive and distinctive style of architecture have attracted many acclaims. Visit the church, and you will find yourself submerged in the tranquility offered by this church. The nave,the sanctuary, Clopton chapel, Lady Chapel, stained glass window and Clopton Chantry Chapel all fills you with immense pleasure. This church is equally visited by the locals and the tourists. Visit the website for more details.
St Mary the Virgin's Church is parish church situated in the city of Cavendish and is a part of Stour Valley Team Ministry. This 14th Century church was honored with one star in "England's Thousand Best Churches". The church has very beautifully framed 16th Century Flemish reredos depicting crucifixion. The building is designated Grade I listed church.
An old ruin, the Chilton Street Mill is an old corn mill at Clare. The structure was built in 1846 and is at present a private property. It was formerly used as a corn mill, was a tower mill and had about five storeys with about four patent sails. The decline of this place started right after the First World War. All the parts and machinery of the mill were taken away in the period between 1920 to 1930.It is now only a tall structure with a dome cap without the sails.
St Peter and St Paul's Church is a prominent landmark and is a Grade I listed church in Clare. This is said to be one of the most beautiful churches in the area. The building has stunning and dominant structure with equally impressive interiors. The brass lectern in the form of an eagle, private pews, sundial on the porch and carved faces of the Green Man are the notable attribute of this church. The church has eight bells and a unique item The Gotch, a beer jug, with an inscription campana sonant canore-meaning the bells rings in harmony.